Staff Editorial: Summit should inspire year-round discussion
The Issue: With the Summit over the issue of restorative justice could disappear or fade out of discussion on campus during the rest of the school year. Our Stance: Students and clubs should be more involved with restorative justice outside of Summit. The topic for this year’s Summit on Human Dignity was restorative justice, which is huge in terms of human dignity as far as the way we treat victims,…
‘Chappie’ provides interesting story, concludes with too far-fetched ending
“Chappie” — starring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel and Hugh Jackman 7 out of 10 By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP Director Neill Blomkamp has been known mostly for utilizing unbelievably realistic CGI effects and for movies that call into question some modern day social issues. “District 9” showed what issues many countries around the world face when it comes to racism and becoming part of a new society, but it…
Single player vs. Multi player
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – There are aspects of single player games that are more appealing to some consumers, whereas others find multiplayer gaming facets more attractive. Single-player focused games offer more variety, replay ability By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP There are two main types of games: single-player focused and multiplayer focused. “Skyrim” would be single-player focused while “Battlefield 4” is the latter. Single-player games have long campaigns,…
‘Pay-to-win’ games trick players, need fixing
Photo Illustration by Cory Wyman ’16 – Pay-to-win games such as “Clash of Clans” (seen above) offer an unhealthy business model for mobile gaming. By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP Two of the most popular things in our culture are videogames and anything free. When the two get paired together, people get excited. Many current free games are just for your iPads and phones, but there are a few on…
Fluctuating gas prices affect student drivers
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – A photo of the QT gas station at Highland and 16th St. The once low prices of gas have started increasing again. By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP Gas prices have changed within three months more drastically then they have in recent memory. The gas prices this year started out lower then they had been in years, with the average cost per gallon being…
‘Evolve’ offers a multiplayer experience like no other
“Evolve”- Turtle Rock Studios Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC 8 out of 10 By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP “Evolve” was toted as Turtle Rock’s greatest masterpiece since its release of the critically acclaimed “Left 4 Dead” back in 2008. Turtle Rock has been developing “Evolve” since 2008, shortly after “Left 4 Dead” debuted. Those efforts are shown in the detail and design in the game. “Evolve” is an…
‘Dying Light’ offers fun world, great action
By Jace Riley ’16 & Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP “Dying Light” — Techland Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC 8.5 out of 10 “Dying Light” is an open-world action game with small RPG elements, and is an overall great game. You play as Kyle Crane, an agent of the GRE. You are sent to the city of Haran to find a file stolen from the GRE by a man named…
Oldani pushes volleyball players, organizes team volunteer work
Photo by Brendan Hinkle ’16 – Mr. Oldani oversees JV volleyball tryouts, Feb. 10. He coaches varsity volleyball for both Brophy and Xavier. By Brendan Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP Volleyball coach Mr. Tony Oldani has his hands full. He is the director of student activities and scheduling, teaches economics in the fall and helps out with a leadership class throughout the year. Mr. Oldani played hockey and volleyball when he…
Tusell adjusts to post university classes
Photo Illustration by Cameron M. Bray ’16 – Dr. Tussell poses for a photo at his desk, Feb. 24. Dr. Tussell teaches both Honors Chemistry and regular Physics classes in Mr. Mazzolini’s room. Teacher’s Pet: Dr. Jose Ramon Tusell By Tanner D. Nypen ’15 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Burke’s questions from the February edition of teachers pet was: Why aren’t we teaching the Palmer method of writing anymore? Well I really…
Students will take state civics test starting 2016-2017 school year
By Garrison Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP In January Arizona became the first state to implement legislation requiring high school students to take a civics test that covers topics dubbed by lawmakers as essential information about the political system and American history. The initiative will affect private school students starting with the class of 2017, according to Mr. Sam Stone, a representative from the Joe Foss institute that created the Civics…